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Egads! Who wrote THIS?!?

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  • Egads! Who wrote THIS?!?

    Ohmyfreakinglawd......I stumbled across this gem today....
    Here's the complete How-to guide for you aspiring Thoroughbred owners!

    (where's the rolling on the floor laughing icon when you need it?)

  • #2
    Oh. MyGod.

    I don't even know where to begin with that one. Should I or should I be ?

    Good news! According to the instructions, choosing a thoroughbred is "easy"!

    I did not know that all I need is an 8-foot lead rope and a halter!!!! To think, all this time I've been farting around with trivial matters such as hay, grain, and a barn!!!!

    Dang. My mares only measure 15.2 and 15.3. Does this mean they are not thoroughbreds? (Wait. I thought I only needed a lead rope and a halter. Should I measure the horse with the 8' lead rope?)

    And who knew: Tall = good jumper

    This sort of reminds me of that Monty Python skit, "How to Do It!" (I'm so glad to be living in the age of YouTube)

    Ohhhhhh. Thanks for the laugh, Lady Counselor!


    • #3
      Step 1: Get a brain.
      Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
      Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique


      • #4
        ummm blah gug hmmm have no clue what to say. and all this time Ive been apperently doing it wrong...
        "To my Gub... Godspeed my friend, till we meet again." 1996-2007.
        Runway (Sasha) 2009 Zweibrucker filly by Redwine.

        "Silence is golden...and duct tape is silver."


        • #5
          Wait there is lady at this barn who followed these instructions word for word! Now I see the light... *Sigh* Where do these people come from?
          Celtic Charisma (R.I.P) ~ http://flickr.com/photos/rockandracehorses/2387275281
          Proud owner of "The Intoxicated Moose!"
          "Hope is not an executable plan" ~ My Mom
          I love my Dublin-ator


          • #6
            I've seen scarier

            But... I have a TB, but I think the longest lead rope I own is only 6 ft. Does this mean I have to give the horse back or just get a longer lead rope? Also, he's not high strung or particularly tall... could he be a QH or WB posing as a TB?


            • #7
              You can't argue with Step #9, though.
              "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton


              • #8
                You should send that to the Fugly Blog for comment. I'm sure she'll have a boatload to say about it.
                Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                -Rudyard Kipling


                • #9
                  Oh my stars! Did you read all the comment/testamonials too?

                  chaque pas est fait ensemble


                  • #10
                    what the.....

                    Sorry, I am a lurker on this boards and I HAD to say something about this. HOW CAN SOME PEOPLE BE SO F*&KING STUPID?? Honestly? people that buy into that crap should have been run over by a bus years ago. I have been working with horses since I was 3 and I am 31 now and damn I have been doing it wrong, my lead line is only 6 ft.

                    AAGGHHH the person that wrote that should be shot along with all the followers.

                    Have a great day everyone!


                    • #11
                      It could be worse. This could be about 16.5 hand chestnut with black socks and black mane 13,000 lb thoroughbread horese [sic].


                      • #12
                        OMG! I had to laugh! I think my horse isn't a tb after all..he is only 16 hands but looks like a QH or an appendix so he is looking for the Oscar in acting! I, too only have a 6 foot lead line...But tall= jumping don't tell Theodore O'Connor he might have to give his medals back..YIKES! Where do these people come from.....had to say something....
                        Mai Tai aka Tyler RIP March 1994-December 2011
                        Grief is the price we pay for love- Gretchen Jackson
                        "And here she comes. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's ZENYATTA!"


                        • #13

                          Horse Show Names Free name website with over 6200 names. Want to add? PM me!


                          • #14
                            re: what?

                            It sounds like a child, probably is a child.
                            "We, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." JFK


                            • #15
                              I wanna see that live coverage
                              I recognized with despair that I was about to be compelled to buy a horse ~
                              Edith Somerville and "Martin Ross"

                              "Momma" to Tiempo, Tucker and Puff, RIP my beautiful Norman 8/2012